MSG – 10/08/23

Thursday the 10th of August, 2023
10 Exhibition St, Bowen Hills
Doors from 7:30PM
Music starts on the downbeat of 8PM
Head to our Humanitix to purchase limited seated tickets

MSG – led by Brisbane/Gold Coast based Trombonist Mikael Strand – was formed in 2023 and is inspired by the Hard Bop and Soul Jazz movement. The group will showcase music from Art Blakey, Oliver Nelson, Slide Hampton, as well as original compositions by the band.

Mikael has performed, recorded with the likes James Morrison, Don Burrows, Renee Geyer, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Jerry Lewis, Ingrid Jensen, Jim Pugh, Mad Professor, The Saints, Kate Miller-Heidke, Kristin Berardi, Hot 8 Brass Band, Bullhorn, West End Composers Collective, The Doch Gypsy Orchestra, Ash Grunwald, Sweet Thunder Jazz Orchestra and many more.

Featuring a stellar line-up of some of Brisbane’s finest musicians, including Carl Harvoe on Trumpet, Dave Cox on Saxophone, Eden Armstrong on Piano, Elliot Parker on Bass, and Mitch Bellert on Drums, this event is not to be missed. Catch the premier performance of MSG live at JMI!

Mikael Strand – Trombone
Carl Harvoe – Trumpet
Dave Cox – Saxophone
Eden Armstrong – Piano
Elliott Parker – Bass
Mitch Bellert – Drums


How do I purchase a ticket?

Tickets are being sold through Humanitix. Purchase limited seated tickets here. Due to JMI Live being an intimate space, we have a maximum number of guests allowed in the venue. We highly recommend it is best to get in early before tickets sell out.

What is JMI Live?

JMI Live presents live jazz in Brisbane every Thursday night from 8pm and a jam session after each gig. JMI Live is renowned for its intimate setting, providing the best opportunity to listen to live jazz in Brisbane. Just like a jazz club in New York, this venue is the ideal location for great jazz music, acoustics and atmosphere.


JMI Live is located at 10 Exhibition Street, Bowen Hills.

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Ticket Refund Policy

If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms and are unable to attend after having purchased a ticket, please contact the JMI office (07 3216 1110 or email play@jazz.qld.edu.au) as soon as possible during business hours (10AM-4PM) to let us know you won’t be able to attend. A full refund will be given if we are contacted prior to a performance. Refunds will not be processed if we are contacted after the gig.

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